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‘We will replace Nacional as Ecuador’s fine flavor bean,’ says Sacha Gold creator

High yielding and disease tolerant cocoa Sacha Gold has been deemed fine flavor by a leading US chocolate company and can become Ecuador’s leading variety, says developer Cimarron Cocoa Estates.

Cimarron Cocoa Estates claims its Sacha Gold cocoa is fine flavor and has genetics superior to anything seen before. Photo:Cimarron

Mondelēz likely to merge with Kraft Heinz after ending Hershey pursuit: Analyst

Mondelēz has ended its pursuit of Hershey nearly two months after the US chocolate giant rejected the $23bn takeover. And analysts speculate it may merge with Kraft Heinz or PepsiCo.

Interview: Bulletproof design agency

Stimorol gum packaging revamped after Mondelēz said it ‘was failing to stand out’

Mondelēz-owned European gum brand, Stimorol, is set to launch revamped packaging designed by the London office of brand and packaging agency Bulletproof. 

CEO interview

Wolfgang Candy plans multi-million-dollar factory amid ‘substantial’ growth

Fourth generation family confectionery business Wolfgang Candy has purchased property in Loganville PA, with a view to establishing a candy manufacturing plant by November this year.

Who’s raising the bar? Top 10 snack bar brand performance in first half of 2016

IRI data reveals how the 10 biggest brands in key US snack bar categories have performed in dollar and unit terms in the first six months of 2016.

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